12 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Care.com that aging adults, as well as their caregivers, can use to make sure they have a fun, safe summer. Stay Hydrated Seniors are more susceptible to dehydration than younger people because they lose their ability to conserve water as they age. They can also become less aware of their thirst and have difficulty adjusting to …

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Occupational Therapy Exercises for Seniors

April is Occupational Therapy Month. Spring is here and it’s time to get moving! For seniors, occupational therapy is designed to help them live a more productive and independent life. Here’s a look at the benefits. As you age, you want to be able to maintain both an adequate level of autonomy and the ability …

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Falls: The Leading Cause Of Injury In Older Adults

Falls are the leading cause of injury in people 65 and older. And there are lots of reasons why the elderly have a greater tendency to fall – the lack of exercise, medications, loss of balance, and other reasons. We want our parents to stay in their homes as long as possible and be independent, …

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Helping The Elderly Enjoy The Outdoors

This time every year I realize how much I enjoy getting outdoors. Birds are singing and new blooms seem to pop up every day. Sometimes when I walk through the neighborhood or go for a hike I’m reminded of just how GREEN everything is! It’s such a refreshing feeling to get out and enjoy nature. …

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Senior Exercise – Spicing It Up!

Senior Exercise Photos Above: Big smiles from Fitness for Health participants. Below top to bottom: Betty Steinmetz strengthens balance and concentration as she swats popping lights on the Sports Wall. Judy Bergman mimics movement patterns displayed on the interactive Trazer screen at Fitness for Health. Charlotte Podgor bends and stretches to tap flashing lights on …

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